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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A small shelter for domestic animals (as sheep or pigeons).

Usage examples (35)
  • Few passes my door without a bite or a sup, specially at tea-time, Mr. Nor'cote, which is sociable time, as I always says.
  • Coustat is in French cote (side).
  • Rosalind and come every day to my cote and woo me.
  • With salt herbs to the cote, whence more they love for more
Tutoring comment
  • She got up from her "cot" (a narrow, light bed), put on her "coat" (an outer garment), and went out to the "cote" (a shelter for animals or birds).
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